Career & Technical Education
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CAREER & TECHNICAL EDUCATION

The Career & Technical Education (CTE) at El Camino College prepares students for employment (Entry Pathway) or for future education (Skilled and Professional Pathways) in a career major or concentration. CTE courses are occupationally specific and technical in nature. There are 33 occupational programs offered at El Camino College. If you are uncertain about a career direction, our career counselors can assist you to find the path that fits your talents and interests.

Courses are taught by professionals who are experts in their field. Their expertise ensures that students receive an intensive, hands-on educational experience. Instructors also work with students to seek employment, often before the course ends.

CTE students learn how to compete in today's workplace, while learning valuable skills vital to their career advancement. A strong work ethic is reinforced, along with dedicated workmanship.

CTE offers programs for all kinds of students, from high school graduates looking to start a career, to those who want to work toward transferring to a four-year college or university. Many students enroll in courses to upgrade their skills or develop new ones for different positions in the workforce.

Today, options for employment are limitless. As our world becomes more dependent on technology, the demand for skilled technical employees will continue to increase.

Let El Camino College help you to build a better future!!!

Career and Technical Education Programs of Study

Career and Technical Education Programs of Study

This handbook provides an overview of Career and Technical Education programs of study offered at El Camino College and Compton Center.

Programs are listed alphabetically with a menu of certificate options, program descriptions, entry-level occupations, career advancement, education and training and beginning annual salaries which may vary depending on education and work experience.

If you find a particular program of interest we encourage you to call the division/program office and schedule an appointment to learn more about our college courses, certificates, AA/AS degrees and transfer options.

Programs

 Administration of Justice  Digital Arts  Nursing
 Air Conditioning & Refrigeration  Electronics & Computer Hardware Technology  Nutrition and Foods
 Architecture  Engineering Technology  Paralegal Studies
 Automotive Collision Repair/Painting  Environmental Horticultural Science  Photography
 Automotive Technology  Environmental Technology  Police Training Academy
 Business  Family & Consumer Studies  Quality Assurance
 Childhood Education  Fashion  Radiologic Technology
 Computer Aided Design/Drafting  Film & Video  Real Estate
 Computer Information Systems  Fire & Emergency Technology  Respiratory Care
 Computer Science  Journalism  School Health Clerk
 Construction Technology  Machine Tool Technology  Sign Language / Interpreter Training
 Cosmetology  Manufacturing Technology  Welding

 

Contact Information

Adriana Estrada
Director, Career Technical Education
Strong Workforce Program
El Camino College
(310) 660-3593 x3778
aestrada@elcamino.edu